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Resource ID: #21580
Subject: Mental Health
Source: United Press International
Date: throughout 2004



Benjamin's stories were some of the first to report on an incoming wave of soldiers suffering severe mental problems after returning from Iraq. He found that 1 in 5 visits to the VA by returning soldiers were for mental problems, that soldiers in Iraq had disturbingly high suicide rates and that there was a pattern of soldiers coming home and beating their spouses.

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